Mutation testing

Known as: Mutation Analysis, Mutative testing, Program mutation 
Mutation testing (or Mutation analysis or Program mutation) is used to design new software tests and evaluate the quality of existing software tests… (More)
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2013
2013
Mutation testing is an effective test adequacy assessment technique. However, it suffers from two main issues. First, there is a… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
  • Yue Jia
  • Information & Software Technology
  • 2009
This paper introduces a new paradigm for Mutation Testing, which we call Higher Order Mutation Testing (HOM Testing). Traditional… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
To assess the quality of a test suite, one can use mutation testing - seeding artificial defects (mutations) into the program and… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mutation testing measures the adequacy of a test suite by seeding artificial defects (mutations) into a program. If a mutation is… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The empirical assessment of test techniques plays an important role in software testing research. One common practice is to seed… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Several module and class testing techniques have been applied to object-oriented programs, but researchers have only recently… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The program mutation is a testing technique that assesses the quality of test input data by examining whether the test data can… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
This paper presents a new technique for automatically generating test data. The technique is based on mutation analysis and… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Mutation analysis is a powerful technique for testing software systems. The Mothra software testing project uses mutation… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
Different approaches to the generation of test data are described. Error-based approaches depend on the definition of classes of… (More)
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